Dana has gone too far in welterweight division

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Jawbox01, May 28, 2014.

  1. Jawbox01

    Jawbox01 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    May 13, 2013
    Messages:
    2,998
    Likes Received:
    1,428
    From a business perspective, what Dana recently posted on Twitter makes sense.
    It may not be a formal announcement yet, but we can do the math that it WILL be soon. Dana said that the winner of Lawler vs Brown will get the title shot.

    There is one problem. Tyron Woodley and Rory have not even fought yet. Stun Gun and Lombard collectively are more impressive than Lawler and Brown. After these fights take place, THEN an announcement is due on who gets the title fight.
     
  2. The Campos

    The Campos Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2011
    Messages:
    5,599
    Likes Received:
    626
    Location:
    Portugal
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jawbox01

    Jawbox01 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    May 13, 2013
    Messages:
    2,998
    Likes Received:
    1,428
    Stun Gun has a victory over Brown and is ranked higher. Lombard is as impressive as Lawler is. Ellenberger broke his hand giving Lawler the win in the last fight.
     
  4. I believe this may be the first time in the history of the UFC that two fighters with double digit losses will fight each other to see who gets a title shot

    Robbie Lawler with 10 losses vs Matt Brown with 11 losses for a title shot at WW? Come on. Robbie just fought for the title and Matt Brown can't sell a PPV (his last fight was attended by only 6,000 people for a measly gate just over $400,000)

    On another note, never believe a word DW says. He has made these claims many times only to go back on them.
     
  5. Szwok

    Szwok Brown Belt

    Joined:
    May 21, 2008
    Messages:
    3,982
    Likes Received:
    755
    lawler shouldve gotten that TS hands down. Kinda same spot Gus is in.
     
  6. The Campos

    The Campos Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2011
    Messages:
    5,599
    Likes Received:
    626
    Location:
    Portugal
    Matt is on a 7 fight win-streak and most of them are wars.

    Lawler made a career comeback demolishing everyone until loosing a super close decision to Hendricks ( some people thought he won )

    I recon that The Dong last 2 fights were amazing but him and Lombard together dont make half the fighters that Robbie or Matt are.
     
  7. Handawg

    Handawg Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    3,281
    Likes Received:
    559
    Location:
    Bronx
    Ellenberger is very high on my list of favorite fighters, but that broken hand did not change the outcome of the fight. If anything else, Lawler would have won the decision.

    Plus Brown has made improvements in leaps and bounds since the Stun Gun fight, as has Kim himself, so that statement is irrelevant.

    Regarding Lombard, he's a beast, no doubt, but Lawler's performance in the Ellenberger fight is unlike anything I've ever seen from him. I think Lawler would do the same to Lombard, wicked sprawls, and heavy handed scraps leading to a Lawler decision.
     
  8. NinjaSquid

    NinjaSquid Jedi Master Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2013
    Messages:
    1,567
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Detroit
    Yupp
     
  9. Morphumax

    Morphumax Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2009
    Messages:
    2,795
    Likes Received:
    311
    Location:
    Phoenix-ish
    Lombard only has 2 fights in the division. Lawler has looked sick lately including a narrow loss in the title fight. How do you even figure?
     
  10. Diet Otsuka

    Diet Otsuka Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Messages:
    8,338
    Likes Received:
    700
    ts is a new fan
     
  11. Dirty Dik

    Dirty Dik Green Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    Messages:
    1,265
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    NY
    I would rather watch brown or lawler fight for the strap more so than any other fight you mentioned. I'm sure 90% of fans agree. Based on credentials Lombard is due for a shot soon but he isn't huge draw like the ufc hoped he would.
     
  12. There are always some people that believe the loser won.
     
  13. Jawbox01

    Jawbox01 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    May 13, 2013
    Messages:
    2,998
    Likes Received:
    1,428
    The Dong is doubtless superior to Matt and would beat him in a rematch.
    Anyone else care to assert this person's opinion that somehow Robbie is twice as good as Lombard?
     
  14. BobbyBuds

    BobbyBuds Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2005
    Messages:
    5,590
    Likes Received:
    205
    Location:
    Toronto
    I see what you're saying, but I don't agree that Lawler doesn't deserve another shot. Other than him needing to use his social media outlets much better, Lawler is a savage and incredibly fun to watch, with a tv following. He beat Kos, Voelker (only gimmie but a tough as nails punching bag), Rory, lost a razor thin decision to Hendricks, than went out and dominated Jake like no1 has ever done before (even when Martin caught him, he wasn't dominating the whole fight).

    All of those fighters look great, but none have the hype of these two right now. I agree that Matt Brown has still yet to face true top 5'ers, but here's his chance, and should he beat Lawler, there's no WAY you could deny the guy a title shot. I love the match-up and just hope Lawlers not getting warn down by all the consecutive training camps. It'll allow Hendricks to recover and prime him for a November/December show down with whoever wins.
     
  15. Iron Leg

    Iron Leg Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2006
    Messages:
    2,586
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    The Internet
    Look man, it's just a situation where you've got a few different guys who are all arguably deserving of a title shot. You can hardly blame him for going with the winner of two exciting fan-favorites with long UFC resumes.
     
  16. When did that happen?
     
  17. The Campos

    The Campos Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2011
    Messages:
    5,599
    Likes Received:
    626
    Location:
    Portugal
    I usually dont get hyped up with robberies or close decisions, but that decision was pretty close and you could make an argument that Robbie won, thats what i was trying to say.
     
  18. Drake

    Drake Guest

    Really any victor of the upcoming fights makes sense.
     
  19. benjaminbuttons

    benjaminbuttons Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2011
    Messages:
    8,661
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    Boston
    The UFC 174 promo is saying Rory/T-Wood winner gets a title shot.



    I think both are true. Johnny said he could return any time from September to November at the latest. If hes able to return in September then you have your Toronto PPV headliner with Hendricks vs Rory/T-Wood winner and Brown/Lawler can fight the winner of that fight. If Robbie wins he is due for some time off anyways.
     
  20. JoeyBones

    JoeyBones Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    May 10, 2014
    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    0
    He's gone too far, TOO FAR I TELL YOU!!!! MADNESS SHALL ENSUE IN THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION!!!! Thank the maker for TS bringing this udder insanity to our attention so we can do something to stop it! Sherdoggers, ASSEMBLE!!!!
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.